UW School of Law students Charlotte Williams and Joel Emans won the regional American Bar Association Representation in Mediation Competition held at the University of Oregon School of Law last weekend. In an interesting turn of events at the regional competition, Williams and Emans faced off in the final round against the other team representing the UW School of Law comprised of Megan Winder and Heather Coldwell, who had placed second in the competition. Williams and Emans will advance to and represent the UW at the national finals in San Francisco, Calif. April 7-8, 2010.
The Mediation Competition is sponsored by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and winners of the regional competitions are invited to compete at the national finals held in conjunction with the section's spring meeting.
(l to r) Megan Winder, Heather Coldwell, Charlotte Williams, and Joel Emans. Williams and Emans will represent the UW School of Law at the ABA Representation in Mediation national competition April 6-8, 2010 in San Francisco, Calif.